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Laura Silverman’s anthology Game On: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between showcases a diverse array of new and veteran YA authors writing about games and competition. The stories range from fantasy to realistic fiction, with thrills, chills, and a bit of romance along the way. Lovers of games – whether video games, puzzles, or sports – will delight in this distinctive collection of stories that offer something for everyone.
Laura Silverman is the author of Girl Out of Water, You Asked For Perfect, and Recommended For You. She is also the editor and contributor of It's a Whole Spiel and Up All Night.
Kika Hatzopoulou writes stories for all ages, filled with lore and whimsy. She grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece, and earned her MFA at the New School. She currently works for the Greek publishing house Patakis and is hard at work on her first novel. Kika loves Settlers of Catan and the Greek card game called Biriba. You can find her @Kikawrites.
Amanda Joy is an author and bookstagrammer. She earned her MFA in writing for children at the New School. Her debut, A River of Royal Blood, is a Junior Library Guild Selection.
Anna Meriano graduated from Rice University with a degree in English and earned her MFA in creative writing with an emphasis in writing for children from the New School in New York. She has taught creative writing and high school English and currently works as a tutor for students of all ages across Houston.
Kayla Whaley holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Tampa and is a graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. Her work has appeared at Catapult, Bustle, Michigan Quarterly Review, Uncanny Magazine, Book Riot, and in the anthologies Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World and Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens.
Ages 12 and up